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Obama nominates Indian-American Richard Verma as US ambassador to India

Sep 19, 2014

Obama nominates Indian-American Richard Verma as US ambassador to India

debate preparations for the then-Illinois senator. Verma's parents came to the United States in the early 1960s having lived through India's fight for
US Vice President Biden apologises for 'Shylocks' reference

Sep 18, 2014

US Vice President Biden apologises for 'Shylocks' reference

think Joe Biden is too," said David Yepsen, director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University.Biden has deep roots
Hillary Clinton back in Iowa, sparks off speculations around 2016 prez polls

Sep 15, 2014

Hillary Clinton back in Iowa, sparks off speculations around 2016 prez polls

Iraq war in 2002 and coalesced around Obama, who had opposed the war as an Illinois state senator. Clinton was often insulated by a large entourage in a
Can President Obama start a war without a nod from Congress?

Sep 12, 2014

Can President Obama start a war without a nod from Congress?

should not be left to one person to decide, even if it's the president," said former Illinois Representative Paul Findley, 92, who helped write the
Professor seeks reinstatement after losing job over Gaza tweets

Sep 10, 2014

Professor seeks reinstatement after losing job over Gaza tweets

of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) reinstate him, citing free speech and academic freedom.But the university said it was standing by its decision
Professor seeks reinstatement after losing job over Gaza tweets

Sep 10, 2014

Professor seeks reinstatement after losing job over Gaza tweets

of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) reinstate him, citing free speech and academic freedom.But the university said it was standing by its decision
Obama delays acting on immigration until after November elections

Sep 07, 2014

Obama delays acting on immigration until after November elections

Institute at Southern Illinois University."What polls were indicating was, it would be unpopular," Yepsen said in an interview. "
American man suspected of fighting with Islamic State is killed

Aug 27, 2014

American man suspected of fighting with Islamic State is killed

Iraq and Syria to the alarm of the Baghdad government and its allies in the West.NBC News reported that McCain was born in Illinois and moved with his
US gurdwaras to launch national campaign to revive Sikh image

Aug 21, 2014

US gurdwaras to launch national campaign to revive Sikh image

of Sikhs and our faith.Sikh representatives came from the following states Illinois, Connecticut, Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina, California
#ISISMediaBlackout trends as US journo's killing sparks social media boycott

Aug 21, 2014

#ISISMediaBlackout trends as US journo's killing sparks social media boycott

," said Steve Jones, a University of Illinois at Chicago professor who studies the cultural impact of social networks. "When you say to someone, 'Don